“It felt so good to give the students my space because I knew I was making an impact. I’d mother, support and nurture them and they would come, study and appreciate it. I motivated them. How? By giving them hope and telling them that they must never, ever give up.”
Kunji Socikwa is a life orientation teacher in Khayelitsha. She opens up her home to provide countless students from volatile backgrounds with a stable, nurturing environment in which to study.